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MTA proposes $32 billion five-year capital plan
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) released its proposed 2015-2019 Capital Program, which details its plan to ensure safe and reliable service for a growing region by investing in the subway,…
FTA awards nearly $3.6 billion in federal disaster relief funds
The Federal Transit Authority (FTA) awarded 40 projects a total of $3.59 billion in federal disaster relief funds to help public transportation systems in the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy…
Illinois high-speed project wraps up track and tie replacement
The Illinois high-speed rail project connecting Chicago to St. Louis reached a significant milestone in construction September 22, 2014, when the last segment of track and crossties were replaced.
SEPTA, MTA receive federal funds for storm resiliency
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) have been awarded nearly $2 billion in storm resiliency funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). All…
NJ Transit, PANYNJ receive $1.5 billion in federal funds for Sandy Resiliency work
A combined $1.5 billion in Sandy resiliency grants to repair and fortify New Jersey's transit system has been awarded to New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) and the Port Authority of…
Senate Commerce Committee passes STB reauthorization act; PRRIA passes House T&I Committee
Two pieces of rail-related legislation have progressed on opposite sides of the hill.
NYCT completes Montague Tube Sandy recovery work
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) marked the restoration of normal R subway service September 15 between Brooklyn and Manhattan with the successful completion of the Montague…
Metro-North begins bridge cable replacement project
Starting September 15, crews will begin work at the Harlem River Lift Bridge in New York to replace 60-year-old cables that lift the bridge and install all new electrical components…
Strukton installs POSS pilot project in Detroit
In late July 2014, Strukton Systems installed a POSS switch monitoring system in Detroit, Mich., which involved Canadian National Railway switches at the Moterm junction. At the end of the…
Metro-North completes Cos Cob switching rebuild ahead of schedule
Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) Metro-North Railroad employees have successfully rebuilt a switching control house in Cos Cob, Conn.
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